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Adjustments Expand Eligibility for the State’s Largest Financial Aid Programs for 2018-19April 19, 2018
New Data “Snapshots” Give Clear Picture of Oregon Students’ Successes and Challenges at Public InstitutionsApril 16, 2018
Unique state partnership results in 133 new PCC graduates in nursing, formerly students of now-defunct ITT Technical InstituteApril 11, 2018
March 1st Deadline Approaches for over 600 OSAC Scholarships: Apply at OregonStudentAid.govFebruary 14, 2018
Applications Now Open for Grants and Scholarships at OregonStudentAid.govNovember 06, 2017
Joint Statement from Oregon Higher Education Leaders on DACASeptember 06, 2017
State continues high-demand Oregon Promise program, with new eligibility criteria this fallJuly 20, 2017
HECC Approves Tuition Increases at PSU and UO, Issues Statement on Tuition DecisionsMay 25, 2017
HECC Takes Action on Public University Tuition Proposals, Approving Increases at OIT, SOU, WOUMay 11, 2017
Update: RFA for WIOA Title II funds for the delivery of approved adult education and literacy servicesApril 10, 2017
Oregon Promise Application Open through July 3, Learn More at OregonStudentAid.govMarch 10, 2017
Update: OSAC Appeal Process Open for Scholarship Applicants who Experienced Technical DifficultiesMarch 03, 2017
Update: State Financial Aid Application for Oregon Undocumented StudentsFebruary 21, 2017
State Funds Completion of Nursing Degrees through PCC for former ITT Tech Students, after ClosureDecember 14, 2016
CHANGE TO PUBLIC MEETING: Due to inclement weather, Dec 8 HECC meeting will be telephonic onlyDecember 07, 2016
Higher Education Coordinating Commission Launches New Expanded Website at www.Oregon.gov/HigherEdNovember 04, 2016
Students and Families: Applications Now Open for Grants and Scholarships at OregonStudentAid.govNovember 03, 2016
State takes action to support former Oregon ITT Technical Institute nursing studentsOctober 13, 2016
With ITT Tech's closure, State sends guidance to Oregon studentsSeptember 07, 2016
HECC Releases 2016-2020 Strategic PlanJune 09, 2016
Oregon FAFSA Plus+ ou​treach effort expanding, seeking applicantsJune 02, 2016
Oregon Ranks #1 for Improvement in FAFSA CompletionMay 27, 2016
March 1st deadline for Oregon Promise and OSAC scholarshipFebruary 22, 2016
Statements from Governor Kate Brown and Ben Cannon on Oregon ranking #1 nationally for higher ed funding improvementJanuary 25, 2016
ASPIRE Calls for Volunteer Mentors to Help Youth Achieve College and Career GoalsJanuary 14, 2016
College Goal Oregon offers financial aid assistance at 40 sites statewide, Jan-Feb 2016December 17, 2015
Need help paying for college? Apply for Grants and Scholarships at OregonStudentAid.gov through March 1November 30, 2015
State to Accept Applications for Oregon Promise, New Grant Program for Community CollegeOctober 20, 2015
HECC Elects Neil Bryant as Chair, David Rives as Vice-ChairOctober 13, 2015
Update: How to help Umpqua Community College: I am UCC campaign +October 05, 2015
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